Chateau in a 20 acre park on the outskirts of La Pacaudière.
Weekly price guide: £2992-£5397
Property Ref: CHA2430
Perfectly located in a 20 acre park on the outskirts of La Pacaudière, offering fantastic opportunities to lose yourself, read or sample the wonderful local wine, the Chateu and Maison comprises 10 double bedrooms and features a private swimming pool complete with sun loungers and parasols. Keen golfers will appreciate the Chateau's position nearby several excellent, well-maintained courses. For non-golfers there is also plenty to do with beautiful countryside, quaint local villages and numerous vineyards on the chateau’s doorstep. Lyon is also well within striking distance. What is widely regarded as one of the top 3 French restaurants is also in easy reach. Holding 3 Michelin stars for nearly half a century, Troisgros situated in nearby Roanne. From 1494 – 1547 the Chateau was owned by King Francis I. Although the main house was built around 1860, the rear and side entrances date from this period, built around 1530. Combining classical French style with modern comfort, the chateau features original decor - high ceilings, painted marble walls and mosaic floors. Not to mention antique fireplaces and old, sweeping, sandstone staircases leading to the cellar and first floor rooms. In addition to the typically French main house, you will have access to three horse stables, a small tower and an old farmstead, as well as exclusive access to the heated swimming pool.
|Bedrooms:||The first floor has 5 twin bedrooms, with cabinets, closets and running water (both hot and cold), and also 2 new bathrooms. These bathrooms are furnished with luxurious designer loos from the Philipe Starck X-line, Dornbracht taps and include rain showers. The 6th twin bedroom is situated on the main floor with adjoining bathroom and separate WC next door. The rooms are all individually decorated to have their own character and appeal to different tastes with most containing marble fireplaces. All bedrooms have twin beds that can be pushed together to form doubles.
The maison is attached to the main part of the chateau and consists of 4 additional double bedrooms.
|Kitchen:||The kitchen is extremely well equipped, and even includes dishwasher and espresso machine, two ovens, food processor and extensive first class, professional SIGG cookware. In the culinary heart of France, situated in the regions of Bourgogne, Auvergne and Lyonnais, the chateau is perfect for those looking to take advantage of the wonderful local produce but we are also happy to help organise catering if you prefer.|
|Living Rooms:||Bright sunlight pouring through high windows is a feature of the stylish sitting room, alongside authentic parquet floor, original fireplace and ornamented mirror helping to create a romantic, classic chateau experience. The chateau is fully equipped with all modern amenities, including stereo CD player, TV, DVD, MP3 player and WIFI internet access.
On the ground floor the chateau features a large dining room with an old French table and enough comfortable seating for 12 people.
|Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc:||Linen & towels: Renting of bath linen and bed linen is optional. We are happy to provide these for you. Note that our towels are not intended to be used at the swimming pool.
Price: 18 euros p.p.p.w.
|Outside:||Outside is the private heated swimming pool, benefiting from sun loungers, parasols and a large, roofed terrace along one side perfect for enjoying lunch on a hot day, and for BBQs in the summer evenings. The heated pool means swimming is possible from early spring to late autumn. Perfectly located in 20 acres of woodland, the chateau offers fantastic opportunities to lose yourself, read or sample the wonderful local wine.|
|Additional notes (if any):||Catering & Services
Catering is available at the chateau by local catering companies (traiteurs) - typically this will cost from 30 euros per person for a 4-course meal. Alternatively, it is possible to hire a cook from the local village/town who can do any cooking that you wish during your stay – they are also usually happy to buy the food and clear up afterwards. Costs are typically 30 euros per hour.
Maid service is also available for between 10 and 15 euros per hour.
Please contact us to arrange any of these services.
Terms & Conditions
- Security deposit: €600. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
- Energy costs: Included in the rental price.
- End of stay cleaning: Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
- Pets: No pets allowed.
- Smoking: No smoking in the property.
- Bookings: Saturday to Saturday only.
- Swimming pool: heated in the summer months.
- It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.